Household Behavior in Risky Asset Markets: An International Perspective

  • Institution Saïd Business School, Oxford University, and Harvard University
  • Event Type Call for Paper
  • Date March 13, 2014 - March 14, 2014
  • Time 09:00
  • Venue Harvard Business School
  • Location Harvard
  • Details

    The Sloan Foundation recently funded the Oxford-Harvard-Sloan Initiative on International Comparative Household Finance, based at Saïd Business School Oxford, and Harvard University. This conference, at Harvard Business School, on March 14, 2014, is funded by this new initiative, with support from the Department of Research at HBS. We encourage submissions employing international micro-data (household level or loan-level, from surveys, administrative sources, or field experiments), with a particular (but not exclusive) interest in papers using data from emerging economies. We encourage submissions of applied theory as well as empirical papers. Relevant topics include (but not limited to): . Household portfolio choice and asset allocation. . Household relationships with investment advisers. . The disposition effect, rebalancing, and turnover. . Determinants of household entry and exit from risky asset markets. . Causes and consequences of local informational networks in household portfolio choice. . Household behaviour during risky asset market crashes. . Interactions between households and institutions. . Effects of regulation on household risky asset choice. . Evidence of learning by households or institutions in risky asset markets. . Effects of risky asset price movements on household consumption and risk-sharing. . Demographic variation in household behaviour in risky asset markets. . Financial education and household risky asset decisions. Email pdf's by midnight Pacific Time October 18, 2013 to natalie.meade@sbs.ox.ac.uk; name files using format SubmittingAuthorName_PaperTitle.pdf, e.g., CampbellRamadoraiViceira_HouseholdRisksinAssetMarkets.pdf. Authors will be notified by November 18, 2013. Funding available for presenters and discussants for travel and accommodation. Please indicate if you need funding. Organizers: John Y. Campbell, Harvard University, and NBER Tarun Ramadorai, Saïd Business School, Oxford-Man Institute, and CEPR Luis M. Viceira, Harvard Business School, and NBER

  • Submission Deadline10-18-2013

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